News Archive 2013

  • Starting the Year with Cotton Development and Delivery

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    As the Year begins the cotton Development and Delivery team continues to take shape with significant progress being made in many areas to ensure the industry has the information delivery network required to assist growers develop and adopt best practice on their cotton farms. Read more »

  • $5,000 A YEAR HORIZON SCHOLARSHIP

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    University students entering their first year studying a degree related to agriculture can apply for an Horizon Scholarship worth a bursary of $5000 per year for the duration of their degree. Read more »

  • CSG WATER ISSUES START TO BOIL

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Queensland government has released its highly debated Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Water Management Policy over the Christmas Break, reports Sahil Prasad, Cotton Australia’s Mining and Coal Seam Gas Policy Officer. Read more »

  • More Reports of Phenoxy Damage

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Rebecca Fing, Cotton Australia Regional Manager in the Border Rivers, says Phenoxy herbicide damage has again been reported in the Macintyre and other regions, making it imperative that broadacre growers are more vigilant when spraying weeds after summer rains. Read more »

  • 2012 CLIMATE IN PERSPECTIVE

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Bureau of Meteorology data shows that Australia had near-average rain and above-average temperatures during 2012, but the average annual values conceal a year of contrasts. Read more »

  • GLOBAL COTTON SITUATION REVIEW

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) notes that purchases of approximately 9 million metric tons of cotton by the Government of China over the last two seasons explain why prices are not more volatile, why prices are not falling further, and why production is not declining enough to reduce world ending stocks. Read more »

  • REFUNDABLE TAX OFFSET

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Federal Government recently amended the tax laws regarding a 15 percent refundable tax offset available for the purchase of new conservation tillage equipment. Read more »

  • MINING AND COAL SEAM GAS DEBATE EXPLAINED

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia’s Mining and Coal Seam Gas Policy officer, Sahil Prasad, recently prepared a Background Briefing covering the mining and coal seam gas debate at state and federal level. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 8 January 2013

    Tuesday, 8th January 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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